These nine stocks reached 52-week highs:

  • The share price of Amgen (AMGN) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $84.39. In spite of its performance and peak price of $84.65, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares went up 1.1%, trading at a volume of 3.1 million shares. Share price increased over the last three months, now up $15 (21.6%) from $69.59 on May 30, 2012. The stock is trading 5.2% above its 50-day moving average and 14.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, CBS (CBS) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $36.43. It peaked at $36.63. On volume of 4.2 million shares, shares improved 1.6%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $5.01 (15.9%) from a price of $31.54 on May 30, 2012. The stock is trading 7.5% above its 50-day moving average and 12.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of HJ Heinz (HNZ) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $56. The stock was trading on above-average volume. On volume of 1.5 million shares, the stock price rose 1.4%. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $3.16 (5.9%) from a price of $53.11 on June 27, 2012. The stock is trading 2.1% above its 50-day moving average and 4.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Constellation Brands (STZ) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $32.60. In spite of its performance and peak price of $32.81, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares increased 1.4% on volume of two million. The stock is trading 11.1% above its 50-day moving average and 26.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $138.33. It peaked at $138.68. Shares rose 1.4%, moving with volume of 407,389 shares. Share price is up, having risen $10.01 (7.8%) from $128.48 on July 26, 2012. The stock is trading 4.5% above its 50-day moving average and 8.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Pharmacyclics (PCYC) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $65.41. In spite of its performance and peak price of $67.69, the stock was trading on below-average volume. With a volume of 621,470, the stock price improved 3.3%. The stock is trading 18.8% above its 50-day moving average and 42.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Regency Centers (REG) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $49.25. On volume of 771,220 shares, shares increased 1.3%. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $2.81 (6%) from a price of $46.61 on July 26, 2012. The stock is trading 3% above its 50-day moving average and 8.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Skechers USA (SKX) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $22.19. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares saw a 1.5% price rise and traded at a volume of 1.1 million. The stock has risen $4.79 (27.4%) over the last three months from a price of $17.46 on May 30, 2012. The stock is trading 11.7% above its 50-day moving average and 22.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, MedAssets (MDAS) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $16.60. Shares climbed 4.3%, trading at a volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock is trading 15.3% above its 50-day moving average and 23.3% above its 200-day moving average.